The streaming platform announced that it had more than 54.5 million subscribers, an impressive figure in view of its launch date.
Like many companies during these last few days, Disney+ has just raised the curtain on its quarterly results. Currently, the streaming service has no less than 54.5 million subscribers around the world to the date of 4 may.
Disney+ has exceeded the symbolic threshold of 50 million subscribers on the date of April 8, where the platform brought together 33.5 million subscribers at the end of the month of march. At the end of the first quarter, this same result was 26.5 million subscribers.
Disney also notes an increase in the number of subscribers to Hulu, another streaming service which the firm is a shareholder with 66%. Currently available in the United States, it counts with 32.1 million subscribers in total, compared with 30.4 million in the previous quarter. A year ago, it boasted a 25.2 million users. In early February, Disney has expressed its willingness to deploy the streaming platform, to the international in 2021, but that the group preferred to first focus on the launch of Disney+.
For Disney+, the american group had originally intended that it reaches 60 to 90 million subscribers by the year 2024, so you might as well say that he is ahead of schedule. Remember that the service has been launched in the USA in November 2019, where he arrived in Europe and in France in the month of April.
The service has the advantage of not costing that 6,99 euro per month for access to the content for Disney, but also to the franchises of the group as Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars or even National Geographic.
Significant results in coronavirus
If Disney+ achieved results as impressive, it is also the consequence of the pandemic of sars coronavirus. In fact, the populations of many countries are confined for several weeks, so they are turning en masse to the platforms of streaming.
Netflix had made a similar argument in announcing its quarterly results, since the american company had exploded their meter to new subscribers with not less than 15.7 million new users. In comparison with Disney+, the market leader of the streaming account 182.9 million of paying subscribers throughout the world, an impressive result he has also put on the account of the health crisis that has been raging for several months.
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